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SSHRC Partner Engagement Grant: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Homelessness and Tent Encampments in the COVID-19 City
As one of the many faces of Canada’s ever-growing housing affordability crisis, tent encampments have proliferated throughout the pandemic, with COVID-19 cases having spread in shelters where physical distancing is nearly impossible.
May 11, 2021 Allard Law Communications
The Allard Law team rose to the occasion, winning Top Law School and Best Factums awards during the event.
Apr 1, 2021 Allard Law Communications
A year into the pandemic, we asked Professor Jocelyn Stacey about her COVID-19 research with the Tŝilhqot’in National Government.
Mar 16, 2021 Allard Law Communications
On March 8 International Women’s Day, the YWCA of Metro Vancouver announced its nominees for the 2021 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and Allard Law is proud to share that Dr. Carol Liao was named as a nominee in the Education, Training and Development category.
Mar 9, 2021 Allard Law Communications
On February 25, 2021, I had the pleasure of giving a virtual lecture to an audience comprising many UBC colleagues and students, along with some friends and students from around the world.
Mar 8, 2021 Wei Cui
In March of 2021, the Allard School of Law launched an executive learning program in Mining Law and Sustainability. What makes this program particularly distinctive in Canada is its focus on sustainability and Indigenous issues. We had the opportunity to speak with the course developer, Daniela Chimisso dos Santos, and a major contributor to its content, Chastity Davis-Alphonse, to learn more about this innovative new program.
Mar 4, 2021 Allard Law Communications
What is jurisprudence and how would you characterize it? What is the role of jurisprudence in law schools? In a series of 30-minute interviews, Julen Etxabe discusses jurisprudence with seven legal thinkers from around the world.
Feb 25, 2021 Julen Etxabe
The aim of A2J Week BC is to inspire engagement in the access to justice movement and to plant the seeds of change to benefit all Canadians. Learn about some of the work being done to improve access to justice at Allard Law.
Jan 23, 2021 Allard Law Communications
From June 21st to June 25th, the Allard School of Law together with Liu Institute Network for Africa will host a virtual conference that calls on scholars and practitioners from around the world to rethink the challenges to sustainable development in Africa.
Jan 20, 2021 Allard Law Communications
The end of 2020 marks the end of a significant milestone year for the Peter A. Allard School of Law. In 2020, we recognized the 75th anniversary of the law school with a number of initiatives. We celebrated 75 years of innovative and inspiring research and teaching, and 75 years of outstanding graduates who have gone on to change the world with their leadership in the legal profession and other realms.
Jan 19, 2021 Janine Benedet
Before law school, I had many anticipations and none of them involved a global pandemic or online learning. I expected busy hallways, long hours at the law library with classmates, in-person events, in-person classes, in-person orientation – I expected in-person everything.
Jan 11, 2021 Taylor Lanthier
In this trial moot, student teams litigate a complex mock trial which includes four witnesses and opening and closing submissions. Two lawyers and a judge coach each pair of students during practice sessions held one evening a week at the Robson Square courthouse.
Dec 8, 2020 Nikos Harris, Q.C.